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, we're bringing in carolyn mckinny, the chairman of republican caucus of new hampshire and is here to continue our discussion regarding the countdown to the new hampshire primary. welcome to the program. guest: thank you, it is great to be here. host: what is the republican liberty colchis? guest: we are a grass-roots organization and we are dedicated to promoting and advancing the traditional republican principles of limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise within the new hampshire republican party, the state legislature, and the general public here in new hampshire. we do that through a variety of activities including supporting candidates for elective office, legislative activism, media outreach, and public education efforts. host: the parent organization has endorsed ron paul. will the rlc of new hampshire make a separate endorsement? guest: actually, as a state organization, we focus specifically on the state of new hampshire. our endorsements are limited to state offices like governors and state senators and house representatives. it is just the republ
, no electoral votes. >> carolyn, with apologies, i got to -- >> they were the most successful. >> we're at the top of the hour with one hour left to go. and doug, a quick comment. >> one important quick comment. i think the viewers really need to understand this. when we showed the pie charts of ross perot, and he's talking about this deficit and the debt. that could be eric cantor today. but what you also need to know, what makes him a more complex and different centrist figure, how are we going to make up that money? he says, ross perot, let's tax gasoline. let's put 10 cents a gallon for five years, raise billions to pay that off. the petroleum lobby, oil lobby of texas does not like this idea of taxing gasoline. but if we would have done it back then, the so-called clean -- the sustainable, renewable energy revolution, more people paying more for gas may have triggered that new kind of innovation and of corgs the left is very much likes that. so that pie chart on the one hand it seems like a conservative pie chart. on the other hand, how to pay it is something that the democrats
was published "disrupting the balance of power." carolyn barta is the author. she is joining us from her home in texas. you knew ross perot as a journalist before many people met hi. can you tell us about his roots in texarkana and what shaped the man we knew of a national stage? >> perot was from texarkana. he had an average texas childhood. as a boy he broke horses and traded horses. he was an eagle scout. even in later tonight i think he kept all of the traits of the eagle scout. he would set of objectives and goals and try to pursue those goals. he was very much in the texas tradition of the day. as he grew and went to the naval academy and started his own businesses, he was representing the can-do spirit of texas. his vision was a big, the state was big, there were powerless opportunities. the sky was the limit. he really sort of played into what was the texas mythology with texas politicians who were larger than life, very successful businessman who made a fortune here. they were risk takers, they were not afraid to fail. that was the sort of spirit he had at that i think got him into t
, union leader joseph cm quaid talks about the primary and newt gingrich. carol enda kenny -- carolyn mckinney talks about her endorsement of a ron paul. and the impact of super pacs. "washington journal" is at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. >> everybody leans on the military to neck down. they leave out lawmakers. go ahead and lose hundreds of jobs. that is how that false. that is where it stops. >> ward caroll will discuss how tax dollars are spent on defense department at 8:00 eastern and specific on q&a. -- pacific on q&a. >> now the lesser-known candidates in manchester. they spoke about the economy, government relations, energy, and foreign policy. in new hampshire will hold the first primaries next tuesday. this is an hour and 50 minutes. >> good evening, everyone. good evening, everyone. i am the executive director here. i want to welcome you all to the forum. we do many events here. it is the home for politics. i invite you to the web site, and to get our news letter and find out what is happening. this evening, i want to mention a few things. thank you to c-span for being here this ev
worked hard in getting everything together. carolyn and jane, i have to mention to all of you. why does it take so long? every packet is individual in terms of numbers of things and percentages of things. i really appreciate their help. is not glamorous work. thank you very much. [applause] before we go through the packets, i would like to talk about a few general comments regarding the caucuses coming up. if you have not had a chance to meet your counterpart tonight, please try to do so before you leave. the caucus chairs -- we were saying it was important for you to come. secretaries, also crucial. reporters, it was not necessary for you to attend if any of you are hereby you are welcome. if you could maybe look on the list and find their name and if you happen to see them get a chance to introduce ourselves to them. thank you all for your service and dedication. i really appreciate and i know it is a busy time of year for all of us. january 3 would not be my choice. we were put in that predicament. we had to step it up a little bit and i appreciate you taking the time. this is a gras
-span, right? host: yes it is. who is this? caller: this is carolyn. host: where are you calling from? caller: mississippi. host: what you think of the president's proposal for streamlining agencies into one group. caller: i do not completely agree with it. host: why not? caller: because they have different functions. i do not think that the government agencies are the problem. i think it is people trying to prejudice folks against government workers. i think the problem is the loopholes. we are not generating money. that is the problem. everybody is so weak minded and scared of their political position. let me tell you. it is the wealthy people who are killing us. even with church donations. we have people just doing double dipping. you have churches worth billions of dollars for paying no taxes. they would rather cut medicare and social security. host: in "the houston chronicle" this morning, they have this headline. during his announcement, the president also talked about helping business. [video clip] >> from the day they come up with an idea, they need a patent. today the day have to bui
of california. here in statuary hall. and now to new york city. the upper east side of that city, carolyn maloney. longtime resident. how did the president do? >> i thought he was magnificent. he had a unifying theme, cholera among republicans and democrats to work together, to build a blueprint for a better economy for america. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> mitt romney release some of his tax records today. we will speak with martin sullivan of tax.com about the former governor doesn't tax records. then a conversation with allen west about the presidential race and the state of the union speech. and mark pryor also joins us. we will get his take on the speech. washington journal, each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c- span. the house will be in session at 9:00 a.m. eastern. gabrielle giffords will officially hand in her resignation to the house leadership. the arizona democrat was shot a year ago while meeting with constituents. a number of members will come to the floor to talk about their calli
this will be my first election. host: thank you for calling us today. new hampshire, carolyn is calling us. did you see the event or did you watch it on tv? caller: i was watching it on channel 16, but then i drove up town to see what the parking situation was and then we decided to come back home. host: well, there was quite a crowd here so you probably had the warmer of the two choices. did you come out because you support him or have you made up your mind? caller: i have made up my mind, and it is jon huntsman. i met rick santorum last night. he is personal and pleasant. he is too far right on social issues for me. one of the other concerns i have, one of the reasons i like huntsman and romney too is there executive experience. i feel santorum does not have that kind of management experience that i feel is very important. huntsman also has great international experience. i just wanted to call in and let you know how i was -- host: tell us how your candidate is doing with voters here in new hampshire. do you think he is connecting? caller: people i talked to when i say i am supporting huntsma
with carolyn goodman, the mayor of las vegas. this lady is a rock star. she got elected last july. she and her husband switched states. she has charisma. she started a private school before she ended up becoming mayor. her school was one of the only schools in las vegas to went -- that went on to have a 100% graduation rate with kids going to college. one of the things that mayors can do is a line there city services. number one it is alignment. all of us as mayors have to align our city services with the school districts. it does not cost money. it is about efficiency and building partnerships. all of us can do this. tell us the programs you have initiated in terms of student outcome and alignment. >> i am delighted to be here and part of this group. this is an excellent pamphlet that has been given to all of you. 12 years of being here and accompanying my husband, every day of his life he would assure his population he was the happiest mayor in the universe. everybody thought it was because he was lucky to be a mayor. the reason was true because every morning i would get out of bed before hi
newspaper's endorsement of new gingrich. then, carolyn mckinney discusses where newspapers endorsement. then, a discussion on the impact of the 2012 campaign. watch "washington journal" at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. now, ron paul posts 8 am meeting in new hampshire. -- hosts a town hall meeting in new hampshire. [applause] [applause] >> thank you. thank you very much. >> thank you for coming out tonight. rather than be doing the introductions, i want to introduce kelly. [applause] >> i am very excited tonight to introduce dr. paul. he is just wonderful. i am an independent, not a republican, not a democrats. dr. paul is somebody that is just completely different and everything that is out there. it is not status quo. i am really hoping tonight that some undecideds will get a chance to ask him some questions and understand and you will be able to see the differences between his ideas and the rest of it. i will let him get right on it. jim is going to ask him some questions and then we'll open it up to the audience. [applause] >> i will ask a few questions. my first question, dr. paul, you s
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